Dr Alison Pye
Alison graduated in 2004 from Newcastle University, and has been working as a salaried G.P in Chester-le-Street since 2009. She gained her Diploma in Dermatology from Cardiff University in 2011, and has been running a Primary Care Dermatology clinic at her practice since then. She also holds her Diploma in Family Planning, and can fit contraceptive implants. Additionally, she has an interest in travel and mountain medicine, and gained her diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from Liverpool in 2007. She works as an Expedition Doctor for an independent travel company, and has recently returned from a 6-month trip to Nepal, where she was working for a porter charity in the Everest region of the Himalayas.
In her spare time, she enjoys running, climbing, camping and hill walking.